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    John Updike Quotes

    American author

    Quotes by John Updike

    • Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.
    • Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
    • We are most alive when we're in love.
    • A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
      Assorted Prose (1965)
    • America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy.
      Problems and Other Stories
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